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60%
  • Centennial High
  • 8601 Hageman Rd., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,969
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
59%
  • Stockdale High
  • 2800 Buena Vista Rd., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,087
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
56%
  • Liberty High
  • 925 Jewetta Ave., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,926
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
45%
  • Highland High
  • 2900 Royal Scots Way, Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,966
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
45%
  • Frontier High
  • 6401 Allen Rd., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,324
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
44%
  • Independence High
  • 8001 Old River Rd., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,048
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
44%
  • Ridgeview High
  • 8501 Stine Rd., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,278
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
37%
  • Kern Valley High
  • 3340 Erskine Creek Rd., Lake Isabella
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 469
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
35%
  • Mira Monte High
  • 1800 S. Fairfax Rd., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,004
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
34%
  • Foothill High
  • 501 Park Dr., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,857
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
34%
  • North High
  • 300 Galaxy Ave., Oildale
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,585
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
33%
  • Golden Valley High
  • 801 Hosking Ave., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,418
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
32%
  • Arvin High
  • Po Box 518, Arvin
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,473
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
32%
  • Bakersfield High
  • 1241 G St., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,790
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
29%
  • East Bakersfield High
  • 2200 Quincy St., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,114
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
28%
  • West High
  • 1200 New Stine Rd., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,124
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
28%
  • Shafter High
  • 526 Mannel Ave., Shafter
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,440
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
17%
  • South High
  • 1101 Planz Rd., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,967
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
6%
  • Kern Workforce 2000 Academy
  • 5801 Sundale Ave., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 406
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
n/a
  • Vista Continuation High
  • 200 P St., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 228
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
n/a
  • Nueva Continuation High
  • 8600 Palm Ave., Lamont
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 97
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
n/a
  • Vista West Continuation High
  • 7115 Rosedale Hwy., Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 273
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
n/a
  • Tierra Del Sol Continuation High
  • 3700 E. Belle Terrace, Bakersfield
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 391
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
n/a
  • Central Valley High (continuation)
  • 526 Mannel Ave., Shafter
  • Kern High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 84
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
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Shafter school information

IndexShafterCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores19%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools68,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Shafter, CA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Shafter public schools have average test scores of 19% which is 49% lower than than the California average and 61% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shafter public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 56.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 54.9% have completed high school, 6.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Shafter

IndexShafterCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade56.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school54.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college24.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree9.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%

Listed above are Kern Union High School District, Shafter schools. To customize your list of Kern Union High School District schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Kern Union High School District schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rosedale, CA17,05048%2%
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Bakersfield, CA367,55529%40%
Tupman, CA21625%50%
McFarland, CA13,39122%56%
Shafter, CA17,80119%61%

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Maumelle, AR17,79531%36%
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Godfrey, IL17,80930%38%
Dumont, NJ17,78858%17%
Durango, CO17,81739%21%
Shafter, CA17,80119%61%
Source: The Shafter, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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